Yes Men, The

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The Yes Men
The Yes Men Poster
Format Video (DVD)
Genre Documentary
Origin USA
Language English
Release Date 7 September 2003
Running Time 83 min
Created by Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum
Directed by Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith
Produced by Sarah Price, Doug Ruschhaupt, Randy Russell, Chris Smith
Written by NA
Screenplay by NA
Distributed by United Artists
Narrated by NA
Starring Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum
Music by Jon Solomon
Cinematography by Dan Ollman, Chris Smith, Dan Ollman
Edited by {{{edited_by}}}
Production Company Yes Men Films LLC
Location(s) Various
Original Channel NA
Additional Information
Based on NA
Topics Social Engineering, Culture Jamming
Follows NA
Precedes NA
Associated Video NA

The Yes Men is a 2003 documentary film about the early culture jamming exploits of The Yes Men.


The film revolves around "The Yes Men"—two anti-globalization activists, under the aliases Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno—who impersonate spokespeople for the WTO and affiliated corporations, in order to secretly lampoon and satirize these organizations with elaborate ruses and fraudulent announcements of ridiculous corporate decisions, in front of live, unsuspecting audiences (usually comprising businesspeople, university student bodies, and/or the press). The film details the two activists' involvement in hoaxes targeting SimCopter, the 2000 G. W. Bush presidential campaign, McDonald's, and, most prominently, the WTO. The film also includes brief interviews with Michael Moore and Greg Palast.

The film premiered at the 28th Toronto International Film Festival in 2003. It was also shown as part of a special screening at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. The film received a score of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. It is followed by a sequel, The Yes Men Fix the World.


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